Google micropayment plan- could it save newspapers?


Imagine that, instead of paying for a bundle of cable stations, you had to pay for each one separately. That would be a death knell for many networks. This is a major hurdle facing online content providers that need to produce more revenue to survive.

A new Google initiative could provide a lifeline to newspapers, magazines and other publishers by bundling their products and providing an easy way for readers to pay for access to multiple sites.